Our Company

Redbud Brands is an operating holding company focused on fueling a generational shift towards better-for-you consumer preferences and personalized, effective and sustainable products and services. Led by Brian Goldberg and John Ferrari, we are a team of proven operators and investors. We collaborate with our partners to leverage our expert shared services and our vast network of strategic resources to drive growth and operational excellence.

We build and deliver value through two core business entities: Redbud Studio and Redbud Ventures.

Brian Goldberg and John Ferrari, Founder and Operating Partner at Redbud Brands

Redbud Studio

Through Redbud Studio, we create new to the world brands, in attractive growth markets, across a broad set of consumer sectors. Our model creates value for these businesses through incremental resources, partnerships and the deep expertise of our shared services operational team.

Redbud Ventures

Redbud Ventures is an investment platform that provides growth capital to companies who will benefit from Redbud's operational expertise and deep network.  Multi-decade relationships with industry experts, investors, advisors, sales brokers, trade organizations, talent, and more provide us with expansive access to high-quality investment opportunities.

We typically partner with companies at the Seed or Series A stage although may invest in later stage rounds if we believe there continues to be a compelling risk/reward.  Investment sizes range from $250K to $20M+ and reflect our vast syndication network for larger investments.

Focus Areas

Across both Redbud Studio and our Redbud Ventures businesses, we focus our investments and resources in building businesses in the better-for-you food and beverage, health & wellness, pet, and consumer technology sectors where we have deep operational expertise, category knowledge, and strategic relationships.